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Thomson Lakes & Mountains have launched their preview edition of next summer’s holidays featuring resorts in Austria, Germany, Italy, Norway, Slovenia, and Switzerland with holidays to scenic lakes, tranquil mountains, historic cities and beautiful coastlines.
New for 2011 are six ‘DISCOVERY’ packages with prices from £525:
‘Heights & Sights of Northern Italy’ discovery includes day trips to Venice, Verona, Florence and the Dolomites.
‘Taste of Tirol’ and ‘Austrian Lake Discovery’ both of which include day trips to Salzburg, Berchtesgaden and Krimml waterfalls.
‘Discover Slovenia’ offers full day excursions to the Julian Alps, Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj.
The ‘Maggiore Discovery’ includes trips to Lake Lugano, Lake Como, Lake Orta, Zermatt and Milan.
‘A Taste of Switzerland’ includes a trip on the ‘Chocolate Train’ to the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory, Gruyere Castle and cheese factory; a boat trip and excursion to the culinary town of Gstaad (31 top award winning restaurants are located there).
Also new for 2011 is the ALL-INCLUSIVE section with prices from £525 for a week’s stay:
Lake Garda: Parc Hotel Paradiso Resort, Hotel Leonardo Da Vinci and Royal Village
Lake Como: Hotel Britannia Excelsior
Lake Zell: Alpine Resorthotel Schwebebahn, Hotel Waldhof and Hotel Daxer
Mountains: Hotel Alpin (Scheffau), Hotel Bergland (Seefeld), Hotel Bauer (Saalbach)
Choose our new Thomson PLATINUM and you'll be chilling out in a luxury 4 or 5 star hotel. So, what are the hallmarks of a Platinum property? Exclusive locations. Impressive architecture. Gorgeous grounds. Extra luggage allowance of up to 23kg on all our in-house airline Thomson Airways and complimentary access to airport lounges in the UK. And service that's second to none. In a nutshell, these hotels are in a league of their own.
Thomson continues to offer free walking escort services in nine resorts and dedicated Walking Weeks ranging from gentle strolls through open pastures to more adventurous rambles along more challenging mountain terrain. Free walking maps for many resorts are included in the holiday price and many resorts offer free travel on lifts and cable cars.
Holiday prices start from £299 per person (based on five sharing) for a week self catering accommodation in the four-star Carl & Do Apartments in Baveno on Lake Maggiore, Italy, for departure on 7 May 2011 including return flights from Gatwick and transfers.
Reservations: 0871 230 8181 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras)